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  • The last ride

    Driving home yesterday, a familiar country tune blasted in the background: “It’s not if they will, but how they remember you.” It was ironic and somewhat poetic to hear those words on April 27th, exactly ten years to the day since our family was forever changed by the U.S. Air Force’s largest single loss of life in the global war on terror.
  • DAF kicks off 2021 Fall Prevention Focus

    For the eighth year, the Department of the Air Force is partnering with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration during the National Safety Stand-Down to prevent falls being held May 3-7. The DAF theme for this year’s focus is “Make a Difference in Fall Prevention.” The theme incites every Airman and Guardian to make a difference in the prevention of fall-related injuries and fatalities by taking the opportunity to expose fall hazards in their workplace and to highlight ways to prevent the next mishap.
  • Deployed fighters utilize ACE concept, execute tactical munitions ferry

    Six F-15E Strike Eagles landed here with a modified munitions configuration on Apr. 25, 2021, as part of an Agile Combat Employment operation in the U.S. Central Command theater.
  • Combatting issues through combined awareness

    Several helping agencies and organizations held Moody’s first combined awareness day at the George W. Bush Air Park on April 26, 2021. The event hosted informational booths with topics such as sexual assault, alcohol abuse and child abuse to arm Airmen with the knowledge to tackle ongoing issues in the Air Force.
  • METC trains behavioral health students in full range of mental health support

    Mental Health Awareness Month brings into focus awareness of and support for mental illness. Military mental health professionals provide a critical role in behavioral health care for service members and beneficiaries. The first provider a patient may see when seeking help is the behavioral health technician, or BHT.
  • TACP officer becomes F-16 pilot

    A convoy of Afghan Humvees makes its way down narrow roads in urban Afghanistan while escorting an Afghan Army Corps commander in the summer of 2016. From the rear, a Tactical Air Control Party officer witnesses a rocket-propelled grenade rip through the lead Humvee, as a gunner with a heavy machine gun steps in front of the second, unloading the entire ammunition belt into the windshield. With the commander located in the fourth vehicle, time was limited to react.
  • PSAB Welcomes new SAPR duo

    In April 2021, the 378th Air Expeditionary Wing welcomed new additions to the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program team: 1st Lt. Darby Germain, Sexual Assault Response Coordinator, and Senior Master Sgt. LaTonya Reno, the full-time Victim Advocate.
  • Testing new tech on the A-10

    Operational test personnel from the Air National Guard Air Force Reserve Command Test Center, a tenant unit on Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, conducted a ground test on a new visual display system for the A-10C Thunderbolt II, April 14, 2021.
  • Curaçao Counter Drug Operation International Women’s Day

    It is rare in military operations for the composition of female service members to reach 20% and also increasingly rare for those 20% to occupy key leadership roles. This is precisely what took place during the 2021 Counter Drug Operational deployment to the Caribbean, with coalition service members from both Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, and Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, joining together at Forward Operating Location (FOL) Curaçao in March 2021.
  • One aircraft, two owners: Hawgsmoke builds on pilot, maintainer bond

    Maintenance professionals work countless hours on the flightline to prepare and equip aircraft for each sortie, while pilots must trust their lives to the quality of the maintenance. This relationship is honed and proven through countless deployments, exercises and most recently, Hawgsmoke 2021, a biennial aerial gunnery competition that took place April 14-17 at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia.
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